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Jun 22nd, 2015  Apps Keep Real Estate Pros Safe

Best Apps To Keep Real Estate Pros Safe On The Job Mike Wheatley Writes: The murders of Iowa agent Ashley Okland in 2011 and Arkansas agent Beverly Carter last September thrust the issue of safety in the real estate industry into the national spotlight. While installing an app is hardly a foolproof solution for managing risk on the job, it’s important to know about technology advances that can help you stay safer. Here’s a sampling of mobile apps that real estate trainers have been touting. EmergenSee Originally seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” this app allows you to tap once to stream live video, audio, and GPS information to your emergency contacts. In “stealth mode,” your smartphone’s screen will go black so […]

Jan 22nd, 2015  Real Estate Trainers Touting EmergenSee Safety App

Phones Offer Touch of Safety BY MELISSA DITTMANN TRACEY Mobile apps are on guard to alert authorities with the touch of a button in case you find yourself in a dangerous situation while on the job. Michelle Jones never anticipated that a phone could save a life—until one played a role in the safety of a local agent she knew. Jones’ colleague was on her phone talking to a friend during an open house when a man walked in and attacked her, recalls Jones, GRI, a broker-associate with Realty Austin in Austin, Texas. Luckily, the friend on the other end of the line heard the commotion and called authorities. Is Your Phone Ready and Able? Ensure your smartphone is fully charged […]

Nov 6th, 2014  EmergenSee Gaining Popularity With Philadelphia Realtors

A local entrepreneur who pitched his new invention on ABC’s Shark Tank last week is seeing his product being put to use.  By Lisa Thomas-Laury – Watch Video PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A local entrepreneur who pitched his new invention on ABC’s Shark Tank last week is seeing his product being put to use. The head of a local realty company has armed his agents with the personal security apps, seen on the show. Real estate agents like Pam Thistle are the first locally to use the EmergenSee app. Phil Reitnour founded the company that offers the app which streams live video, audio, and GPS locations from your cell phone. The murder of a realtor in Arkansas three weeks ago and the local rape […]